Welcome to Episode 96 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast, the Second Annual Golden Beppo Awards!

This week, we forgo our usual format for this special, year-end discussion of the best the comic industry had to offer in 2012. So dust off your best tux and/or evening gown, get gussied up, and join us for the festivities!

BE AWARE, however, that we will NOT be holding back on SPOILERS for this celebration of comic book excellence.

Hey! Don’t forget to check out our all-new, web exclusive feature, Answer of the Week, availabel ONLY at TwoHeadedNerd.com, where we’ll be reviewing new books for the week of Wednesday, December 19th!

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Music found in this week’s episode was provided by the following sources: Theme from Battlestar Galactica by Maynard Ferguson, Gonna Fly Now ALSO by Maynard Ferguson, I Need Friends by Don Lennon, Danny Boy by Johnny Cash, The Hero by Queen, Welcome Back by Rumer, What You Need by The Fall, Brothers Gonna Work it Out by Public Enemy, I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith, Couple Days Off by Huey Lewis and The News, Flying Theme from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial by John Williams.